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FOX
Feb 17, 2011 5:00pm PST
the evening and online. to track the weather go to ktvu.com. >>> in just minutes from now, president obama's plane is set to arrive at sfo. david stevenson live at sfo where anticipation is growing. >> reporter: you can see marine one and a number of marines standing by with a helicopter waiting to escort and lead the president down to a very special dinner in the silican valley that he's scheduled to have at 10:00 tonight. the president is scheduled to land five minutes ahead of time at about 5:40. when he arrived in on air force one that plane will taxi to the tarmac that you are seeing right now. the president is in the bay area for a overnight visit. a trip that takes him out of the white house. the president is expected to meet with steve jobs, huckelburg. and local political figures also hoped to accord the president's attention. san francisco mayor ed lee told us what he will say to president obama when he greets him on the tarmac in the next hour. >> already been reviewing the budget proposal we have on the federal level. and there's some $200 million that has been committed to the
FOX
Feb 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
that president obama has said in the last few minutes that egypt must spell out the changes needed to keel what has happened so far in cairo. here in the bay area a lot of people watching what happened in egypt. and president mubarak's refusal to step down is being met with criticism. mike hellgren has the story. >> reporter: a student was quick to call mubarak a pathological liar, a man with no respect for the young people in egypt. today they watched on tv and online. one american, one egyptian, both very disappointed with mubarak's refusal to step down. >> if the promubarak prospective -- >> reporter: then there's professor ibarim. american born, her family remains in egypt. >> we heard him say he was going to call for a constitutional amendments, he was going to appoint economies to do that and nobody wants him to appoint anything, we want him out. at this point it's really just a psychological battle. >> reporter: mubarak said today he will delegate powers to the vice president. ebraham calls him a pathological power. >> nobody believes he is going to give up power in september. and we hav
FOX
Feb 9, 2011 5:00pm PST
to cooperate with president obama on crucial national issues. house speaker, john and others had a nice lunch. they agreed to work together to improve the economy. >> we did have a fairly robust conversation about the need for all of us to work together to send a signal that we are serious about cutting spending. >> there's an agreement that we have to change the way washington works, particularly as it relates to spending. >> today was the first meeting between the president and gop leaders since republicans took control of the house. >>> congresswoman, gabrielle giffords has spoken for the first time since she was shot in the head in tucson. she made a request for breakfast. on monday, she asked for toast when her breakfast was delivered. doctors aren't saying how much more she may be speaking now, but they call it a breakthrough in her rehabilitation. giffords is at a rehab facility in houston recovering from a gun shot wound on january 8. six other people were killed in that attack. >>> he hasn't talked to me, i would have gone up with the fire. >> she escaped tragedy. now, she is head
FOX
Feb 7, 2011 5:00pm PST
] >> reporter: some demonstrators shouted down with america. they are angry that president barack obama is backing the idea of a gradual transition. today egypt showed signs of banks opening and president barack obama sounded optimistic about the changes in egypt. >> i think they are making progress. >> in cairo president hosni mubarak met with his new cabinet for the first time and gave public workers a 15% pay hike. he would investigate the eruptions of fraud. >> they have coverage of the uprising in egypt and on our website we are constantly updating it. once there you will find a link to our special egypt section. >>> the hikers in iran said they were glad they can pro claim their innocence in court. it was a five hour hearing where they pled not guilty to charges of spying. she pled not guilty and the family said they hope this case can be resolved quickly and that their sons can fine lip come home after 18 months. they say they will hold at least one more hearing. >>> the post has agreed to a deal worth $315 million. they will run the contempt such as map quest and patch.com. the
FOX
Feb 18, 2011 5:00pm PST
vote. but they do send a clear message to the president. >> it is obama care, it's a travesty, it is big government, it needs to be repealed. >> reporter: like a line of dominoes, house republicans knocked down funding for president obama's health care reform law, banned the epa from regulating greenhouse gases and stripped planned parenthood clinics of about $30,000. >> abortion dismembered children piece to piece. >> the gentleman from new jersey has just put my stomach in knots. that procedure you just talked about is a procedure that i endured. >> reporter: ktvu's mike mibach is live in congress spears district where she is receiving an outpouring of support after that emotional statement on the house floor there. >> a wave of emotion traveling from washington, d.c. right here to san mateo. inside the congresswoman's district office up there on the seventh floor. her painful personal story really hitting home with some of those she represents. >> reporter: the phones rang, the e-mails filtered in. the constituents thanking her for her work. >> i looked across the aisle an
FOX
Feb 23, 2011 5:00pm PST
. >> white house press secretary clarified president obama's decision not to defend the act outlawing same sex marriage. >> the president's personal view on same sex marriage, i think you all have heard him discuss as recently as press conference at the end of last year, that is distinct from this legal decision. >> in a statement today, peninsula congresswoman applauded the president's decision. she said quote, the defensive marriage act is nothing more than government sanctioned dediscrimination that has no place in the land of the free. it is one in a long line of disgraceful policies that relegated gay and lesbian americans to second class citizenship. jackie speier called on congress to repeal the act. >>> the governor of hawaii signed a measure that makes same sex civil unions legal. the same rights as parried heterosexuals. it is scheduled to take place on january 1 of next year. seven states now sanctioned same sex civil unions, five others and the district of columbia have legalized same sex marriage. >>> just less than three hours ago, president obama made his first public comm
FOX
Feb 24, 2011 5:00pm PST
forces battle with protesters killing at least 15 people. but rebels seized some ground. president obama called for britain and france about possible actions to end the violence. the white house says that could include sanctions against libya. >> we are focused on working with our partners internationally to take steps that will persuade or compel the libyan government to change its behavior. >> reporter: two ferries carried turkey evacuees. >>> and gas prices have now topped $4 a gallon for premium. a gallon of regular though is still below $4. the average price of regular gasoline is $3.22 in the u.s. here in california a gallon of regular is $3.60. up 68-cents compared to a year ago. >>> will public utilities commission votes to penalize pg & e for the pipeline explosion. tom vacar, what they'll do still ahead. >>> and it's almost like out of a movie. birds everywhere, the neighborhood they have invaded and why they seem to be so attracted to that location. bree: sis, help me create my oasis. marcy: ok, romantic garden? bree: oh, is there a castle nearby? marcy: no, but there's a char
FOX
Feb 15, 2011 5:00pm PST
is in a hospital recoverying. >>> president obama said that egypt's neighbors need to get the message that they want freedom. in particular he pointed to iran. >> what's been different is the iranian government's response, which is to shoot people and beat people and arrest people. >>> president obama said he found it ironic that iran would pretend to celebrate what happened in egypt while continuing to oppress it's own people. >>> google's ceo says the company is very, very proud of gonim the google executive who helped organize egypt's uprising. gonim started a facebook page that helped organize the uprising. >>> governor jerry brown today ordered a state government hiring freeze and another move to help cut california deficit. the governor's executive order applys to vacant, seasonal, full and part time positions. there are some exceptions here, including positions that include public safety. >>> bay area people with developmental disabilities are getting word on programs that help them lead better lives. dozens of disabled people, their family and care givers gathered today. disab
FOX
Feb 11, 2011 5:00pm PST
be denied. >> president obama said america will remain a friend and partner to egypt in the nation's transition to democracy. >>> a lot of people throughout the bay area are also celebrating the resignation of president mubarak. and mike mibach is live. >> reporter: celebration across the bay area. folks are starting to gather at un plaza. a celebration about to take place. from the streets of san francisco. >> the power of the people we take that time to celebrate. >> reporter: to sanford university. >> people just moved from being frozen to exploding into celebration, tears and laughter. >> reporter: egyptians like marla farag are smiling for their home. >> the best thing right now is the atmosphere of hope is much much larger than the atmosphere of fear and that's a great thing. >> reporter: it was a youth led revolt that ended one of the longest held regimes. >> our talked already to my friends in egypt and we're both optimistic and cautious. >> reporter: you don't want to jump the gun and get to excited because there's still a lot of work to be done. there's institutions that
FOX
Feb 3, 2011 5:00pm PST
of the egyptian people will be realized. >>> while in egypt, this man sent a desperate message to president obama. >> we're tieing, we're dying here. please come to help us. >>> meanwhile egypt's president is now saying that he is fed up and wants to resign but can't. out of fear that his country will sink further into chaos. and people here are marking the unrest happening in egypt. sal castaneda has the story. >> reporter: today students handed out these fliers on campus. it is showing support for protesters in egypt, what they are calling a die in. around sprawl plaza thousands of students spoke out against the egypt government. while some layed down on the stone ground as if dead. they says the in support of the protesters who have lost their lives in egypt. but for one of these students, one of those deaths is true. her skull was crushed by local police. >> she was always very happy. always joking with me when i was learning arabic. she died protesting against 30 years of dictatorship. >> reporter: this student says his father a dentist stands guarded in front of his family's apartment build
FOX
Feb 14, 2011 5:00pm PST
for the right now tab. >>> president obama released his three and three quarter trillion dollar budget proposal today. he says his plan will require tough choices and sacrifices. >> when i was sworn in as president i pledged to cut the deficit in half by the end of my first term. the budget i'm proposing today meets that pledge. and puts us on a path to pay for what we spend by the middle of the decade. >> president obama unveiled his budget at a middle school in maryland saying it includes more money for education and also increases spending on transportation, infrastructure and technology. the president said his plan will cut the federal budget deficit from $1.6 trillion to $1.1 trillion next year. in part by flashing funds for 200 government programs. republicans say the plan taxes and borrows too much and offers no reforms for social security or medicare. >> now we're faced with taking on something as complex as entitlements and deeply emotional as entitlements and the president of the united states is not even in the game? >> republicans say they're working on their own cost cutting budget
FOX
Feb 16, 2011 5:00pm PST
is on president obama's wish list, along with other infrastructure projects. on capitol hill they located for the plan, saying it is intended to improve infrastructure and help jobs grow. >> this is to help the united states so that the major u.s. companies, small and large, will build the next plant here, not outside the united states. >> tim geithner says the president's budget includes strategies to export and open u.s. markets around the world. >>> and the tunnel parge to get ready to dig from the oakland side soon. so far they tunneled about 9500 feet, or a fourth through the hillside. the project began a year ago, and when it is done it will add two more lanes to the tunnel. >>> one of the concerns today about the weather is all of the big waves driven by high winds and high tides, the senator is live now along the marin county coast where the waves are moving. >> reporter: that is right, frank, this is rodeo cove, where we've seen the 12-foot swells. they died down in the last minutes. of course the water temperatures are 52 degrees, winds are about 20, gusting to about 20-30. righ
FOX
Feb 20, 2011 5:00pm PST
the canal after tuesday. >> former defense secretary today had some hard things to say about the obama administration. he said there is no proof to support the idea that the world likes the united states more under obama's leadership than it did during the bush administration. >> you think that the united states is now looked at differently than it was and more positively than it was during your tenure? >> no. i don't think there is data that supports that. i think he has made a practice of trying to apologize former. i am proud of america personally. >> he is promoting his new memoir called known and unknown. >> a california school district is trying a controversial tactic to keep track of truant students. >> state university officials go to church on a different kind of super sunday preaching the need for higher many indication. >> and an extraordinary athlete on a journey. why he plans to run across the united states. . >>> this was soup irsunday for the california state university system but it has nothing to do with football. jim vargas is live in haywood to tell us it's all
FOX
Feb 22, 2011 5:00pm PST
and the first time in 60 years that the incumbent mayor was not on the ballot. president obama's former chief of staff rahm emanuel led four other candidates. >> rahm has certainly gotten a lot of media attention. i think chico has had a lot of experience in chicago. between those two candidates i think we have a close race. >> reporter: one of the six has to get 50% of the vote or a run off election will be he'll. >>> chicago is still serving as a safe haven for about a dozen wisconsin lawmakers who are hiding out from their state's budget battle. today a veteran of the civil rights movement joined the fight. the reverend jesse jackson linked on to school teachers and firefighters and marched down the street. today some democratic legislators debated the issue long distance with republicans. >> and the local unions and the state unions and the teachers have agreed to give governor walker every single penny he's asked for to balance his budget. so he should take this offer so he can come back to madison today and vote on it. >> i think if the fellow democrats would come back, they would see t
FOX
Feb 25, 2011 5:00pm PST
obama come here and talk at our school. >> it'll be a really great opportunity for us students to see that especially being college aged and you know teenagers, young adults, i think it's really important for us to get first hand experience with that. >>> the commission on presidential debates will list finalistist in april and name the host of the debate. the winner essentially around this thanksgiving, st. mary's estimates it could cost $4 million to cost such a large event. that cost will be offset in part by sponsorships. in moraga, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> governor brown says he lined up new support for his plan budget plan. governor brown hope that is business leaders will help him win over the handful of republicans he needs to get the plan through the litture. >>> the federal judge hearing lawsuits for alleged acceleration problems met key rulings. add issue, how much access the company will have for their source code. exports to the through should go through toyota's server to access the super secret server. >>> fashion group gap is reporting a jump for last ye
FOX
Feb 27, 2011 5:00pm PST
on the obama administration's response today to the unrest. >> reporter: the secretary of state is heading to geneva to consult with allies. she offered the latest administration comments on the situation saying we have been reaching out to many different people trying to organize in the east. we are going to be ready and prepared to offer any kind of help that anyone wishes to have from the united states. she didn't comment specifically on whether military help would be offered. this one day after the president for the first time urged leader to step down in a talk with the chancellor of germany he said when a leader's only means of staying in power is to use mass violence against his own people he has lot of the legitimacy to rule. yesterday the united nations security council passed a resolution putting sanctions on the government and authorizing the criminal court to investigate. as the rebel forces continue to advance toward the capitol some members of congress are urging further action in spelling out what more can be done. >> we could impose and could have imposed a no fly zone. th
FOX
Feb 1, 2011 5:00pm PST
the ability to opt out and choose their own path when it comes to obama health care. >> states can opt out of three areas. the health care bill congress passed last year already has a provision that would allow states to opt out starts in 2017. >> right now the bill says if your state comes up with another plan they can. so most states aren't aware of that but i was very glad we put that in there. >> reporter: the difference in the bill that republicans introduced today, states would not have to have their own health care program in place or get permission from the federal government before opting out from the federal plan. harry reed also sewed today that the republican attacks on health care reform will fail in the senate -- also said today that the republican attacks on health care reform will fail in the senate. >> once people found out we were doing this story, they had plenty of suggestions. many say they have a lot of suggestions to improve parking almost everyone says they want changes made. parking spaces have long been at a premium in san francisco. many say parking or lack of it
FOX
Feb 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
with the prime minister of canada, president obama hinted at the resignation of egyptian president hosni mubarak. >> going back to the old ways is not going to work. >> reporter: again today, tens of thousands of anti government demonstrators flooded tyrere square callings for the ousting of president mubarak. his supporters are also there making their word heard. president mubarka has already said he will not run for reelection in the fall. the big question is who will take over when he leaves. an islamic opposition group stemmed in egypt could turn egypt into another iran if they took control. ubarka said mubarak should step down immediately. >> it's a question of trust, and the trust is gone. >> reporter: in egypt tonight, a google executive is becoming a part of the upheaval with his disappearance. >> reporter: today the company told us it is setting up various ways for people to send information about its missing executive who is rapidly becoming a symbol of the egyptian revolt. >> reporter: students and american egyptian community rallied today in stanford university part of ongoing campai
FOX
Feb 21, 2011 5:00pm PST
:00. >>> graffiti threatening president obama and governor brown was found in santa ana. the spray painted message says both men must day and there were racists messages about the president. the california highway patrol is investigating, the u.s. secret service has also been told about the graffiti. >>> as governor brown has finished his first month in service, he sat down to talk about his experience this time around. >> when i came before there were these senior people who had been around forever and they knew all these things that i didn't know. >> reporter: when brown was first elected governor in 1975 he was 37 years old. now as he tackles the state budget deficit, high unemployment and other problems, governor brown says he appreciates his age and experience. >> i'm also very aware of how important the legislative branch is and how constituency groups interact with the legislature. and how the whole process works, so i didn't understand it in the way that i do today. >> three decades ago, jerry brown also had presidential aspirations and made three unsuccessful runs for the white house. but
FOX
Feb 8, 2011 5:00pm PST
to president obama. the widow and children of general vang pow ask that he be buried at the cemetery. he helped defend american troops during the war but the army turned them down. thousands of mourners are in fresno for a six-day memorial and many signed a petition asking the president to reverse the army's decision. there are new developments in a story we told you about. the city is reeling for a very expensive mess that taxpayers are footing the bill for and efforts are underway to recall two city council members. jade, the city clerk's office received thousands of signatures as part of the effort to recall council members. this all stems from the city spending at least $15 million it didn't have. the mayor abruptly resigned over this very issue and the man heading the recall effort says that no counsel person ever asked a question about any of the expenses. >> there is never a recall in the history and today and 16 days we accomplish what most cities take four months. >> council members vowed to fight the efforts. >>> planned parent hood announced it will retrain workers following t
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